College Football Hall of Fame coach who also led the San Francisco 49ers through their transition to the NFL.
He grew up in a town where high school football was banned because of an accidental death.
He enrolled at Notre Dame for their famed track program, but their football coach Knute Rockne had other plans.
He grew up with two older siblings and two younger siblings.
He was the only coach to beat Vince Lombardi's team in an NFL Championship game.